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James Harden‘s offense has been one of the few bright spots for the Houston Rockets in their Western Conference second-round series with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Well, at least it was until Thursday night.
Game 4 against the Lakers saw the Rockets guard completely lose his touch while going 2-of-11 from the field. It’s hard to look at Harden’s 21 points and 10 assists on Thursday as anything but a disappointment after he averaged 32.0 points while shooting 52.7 percent from the field and 47.8 percent on threes over the previous three games.
That’s especially true since the Lakers grabbed a 3-1 series lead with the 110-100 victory.
Yet the night ended with L.A. star LeBron James lobbing multiple compliments Harden’s way, showing just how important the guard